22 July 2015

52 Ancestors Week 26 - Fanny Boweter


Fanny Boweter was born on June 2, 1866, in Yorkshire, England. She was the 4th of 7 children born to William Boweter and Emma Beddoes. She grew up in the Yorkshire area until the age of 17 when she and her family immigrated to Utah. She, her mother, and her younger siblings were on the SS Nevada from Liverpool to New York in 1883. Her father had immigrated the year before to get things ready for the family to come.

On August 10, 1885 she married Frank Hyrum Merryweather in Winter Quarters, Utah. Together Frank and Fanny had 13 children, 4 of whom died in infancy.

Fanny Boweter Merryweather died of pneumonia on February 21, 1951, in Cedar City, Utah, when she was 84 years old.

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Parents:
William Boweter (1841–1911)
Emma Beddoes (1835–1915)

Siblings:
Job Beddoes (1857–1923)
John Edward Beddoes (1860–1958)
John Boweter (1861–?)
Emma Boweter (1868–1948)
Sarah Jane Boweter (1874–1954)
William Benjamin Boweter (1876–1942)

Spouse: Frank Hyrum Merryweather (1864-1947)

Children:
Sarah Ethel Merryweather 1886–1944
Emma Minnie Merryweather 1887–1962
Frank Albert Merryweather 1889–1971
William Mark Merryweather 1891–1985
Eva Kate Merryweather 1892–1941
Oliver Austin Merryweather 1895–1895
Austin Oliver Merryweather 1895–1958
Zilpha Frances Merryweather 1897–1984
Baby Merryweather  1900–1900
Raymond Earl Merryweather  1901–1990
Daughter Merryweather  1903–1903
Baby Merryweather  1904–1904
Walter LeRoy Merryweather 1905–1984